an·​nun·​ci·​a·​tor ə-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌā-tər How to pronounce annunciator (audio)
: one that annunciates
specifically : a usually electrically controlled signal board or indicator
annunciatory adjective

Examples of annunciator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the home’s original details are mother-of-pearl and brass push-button light switches, a vintage annunciator panel with call bells, a cast-iron walk-in safe closet, restored wood flooring, and sink closets on each floor. Curbed, 23 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1696, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annunciator was in 1696

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“Annunciator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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